Ottawa Bluesfest 2013 Announces Lineup: fun., Passion Pit, Skrillex + More Set to Perform
The Ottawa Bluesfest, Canada’s largest blues festival, is held each summer in the heart of downtown Ottawa. This year’s edition is set to take place from July 4-14 at the scenic LeBreton Flats Park, and the impressive lineup boasts fun., Passion Pit, Skrillex and dozens more.
Other featured acts include Animal Collective, Tegan and Sara, Stars, She & Him, El-P, Solange, Neko Case, Wu-Tang Clan, Weezer, Belle and Sebastian, Killer Mike, Rush, Sharon Van Etten, Dawes, Baauer, Flogging Molly, Frank Turner, the Joy Formidable, Adventure Club, Alex Clare, Dixie Chicks, B.B. King, A Tribe Called Red, Grace Potter and the Nocturnals, Los Lobos, Cold Specks, the Cat Empire, Hunter Hayes, Fitz and the Tantrums, Femi Kuti, Zac Brown Band, Tommy Trash, the Tragically Hip, Great Big Sea, Amadou & Mariam, Justin Townes Earle, Diamond Rings, Jon Spencer Blues Explosion, Atlas Genius, Ra Ra Riot and Camera Obscura.
Among last year’s headliners were City and Colour, LMFAO, Alice Cooper, Iron Maiden, Norah Jones, Nickelback, Shinedown, Snoop Dogg, K’Naan and the Trews, John Mellencamp, Blue Rodeo and Our Lady Peace.
Tickets for the fest go on sale Thursday, Feb. 28. Click here for additional details.